NZ – Hawkes Bay Relay for Life

Relay for Life is an annual event to remember those who have lost their lives to cancer as well as those who have survived cancer. The event is run by the Cancer Society and always draws large crowds, whereever the region. A Relay was held in early April at the Hawkes Bay Sports Park, New […]

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CA – London MS Society Bike Ride

On July 23, 2016, as riders began another bike ride from Grand Bend to London, ON the Rapid Relief Team assisted the MS Team in London with setting up the finish line for later that day. The keen RRT volunteers started by assembling tents, tables, cutting fruit, preparing sandwich wraps, filling coolers of water & […]

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AU – RRT at Special Children’s Xmas Party Launceston

On Saturday 12th November 2016, RRT were privileged to be invited to support the Special Children’s Christmas party held at the Silverdome in Launceston, Tasmania. These parties have been held throughout Australia for over 20 years, and are also held in New Zealand. There are currently twenty Christmas Parties for Special Kids around the two […]

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AU – Carers Day Out Wollongong

On the 26th October, 2016, a team of RRT volunteers headed down to the Ribbonwood Centre in Dapto south of Wollongong to help support the Carers NSW 40 Years Celebration. Carers NSW is a not-for-profit organisation that works with all carers regardless of their age, location, life-stage or circumstances. This includes those caring for individuals […]

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NZ – Ronald McDonald House Taieri Gorge Train Trip

RRT Dunedin was very happy to have been recently included in supporting the annual Ronald McDonald House South Island – Taieri Gorge Train Trip. This was a fundraising event on Saturday the 12th November 2016 where the Ronald McDonald Organisation chartered the Taieri Gorge Train for an excursion. The Ronald McDonald House Charity supports New […]

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AU – One Day to Conquer Cancer Victoria

‘One Day to Conquer Cancer – Saving Lives’ was one day to remember! Once again, dedicated volunteers gave up their precious time on Saturday 22nd October 2016 to raise much needed funds for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne – the only public hospital in Australia solely dedicated to cancer. Cancer is the second leading […]

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NZ – RRT Help Raise Funds at StarJam Wellsford

Saturday – October the 29th 2016 was a bright day, and summer felt very close. The day was very nice for the Starjam Buskathon event at Takapuna, which was much appreciated as RRT Wellsford set up a BBQ and tables outside the Rock Shop, at mid-day. This was the first time RRT Wellsford had helped […]

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US – 2016 JDRF Onewalk at Omaha Council Bluffs

Every year, over 900 000 people all over the USA participate in more than 200 JDRF Onewalks to raise funds for research into the disease that is Type 1 Diabetes. Omaha and Council Bluffs residents had their opportunity to participate in a Onewalk on August 20, 2016 and the Rapid Relief Team was there to help […]

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AU – RRT Berwick Supports VSK Piggy Bank Appeal

Pigs may not fly, but they can sometimes float! There are a unique variety of them that have made their way around the state of Victoria during the past weeks, touring from town to town, bringing delight to hundreds of children, whilst raising funds to bring a different kind of delight to the special children that […]

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